>>The point for me is not so much that one tradition borrows from another
>>but rather they share certain ideals - and have a common agenda - or what
>>is less well known and difficult to get across is that we share a common
>>basis in nature spirituality - the source of magical power being in
>>nature - whether that be the earth, the stars or indeed our own bodies.<<
Yes, I agree, which is why I tend to be a big *generaliser* when talking
about magick / magic/ paganism / wicca/ witchcraft. Thematically, I think
they are family. Dare I say New Aeon family? (Not very academic).